It's easy. Try to steal one of her babies! :)
She always goes for me when I pick up a duckling but soon calms down and returns to the others. It's like she's making an effort for show, then figures "Eh, I have 11 more where that one came from."
She is one fierce mama!
And here is the ducklings' first real swim:
Someone suggested a paint tray so that they can get out easily. Ducklings can drown!
Yes, I always talk like that the animals. The smaller and cuter they are, the more air-headed I sound.